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My mother has arthritis, please guide me

hello my mother has arthritis and doctors say she must use glucosamine please guide us to which type or mark of this drug is better?
Asked On : Thu, 6 May 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi....Mr Mehdi......
welcome to HCM...,
Glucosamine......It is manufactured normally by our body...
from utilizing...glucose and Glutamine..
Glucose is sugar and Glutamine is aminoacid..........
It maintains integrity of cartilage of all joints of our body..
If defect in manufacturing of Glucosamine...these cartilage ...
going degenerate gives ARTHRITIS......o.k..
Now comes to type of Glucosamines ..,
2 types available in market....
1) Sulfate form 2) hydrochloride form...
Glucosamine sulfate combination with Chondritin are...
more suitable of all ages and less side effects ...
compare to Hydrochloride form....o.k ...
go for Glucosamine sulfate with chondritin is good......,
wish you best of luck.........
Answered: Thu, 3 Nov 2011
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Glucosamine is dietary supplement used for arthritis. It is present in bone marrow, shell fishes etc and is a not a vitamin or mineral supplement. It helps in curing arthritis and takes few weeks for effects to come.
Answered: Wed, 7 Jul 2010
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